Kansas City Light Up: Taxes, Outrage & Home Team Slide

Kansas City Light Up: Taxes, Tactics & Home Team Slide

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Summer Drop Starts

Royals fight back, but couldn't overcome mistakes in 6-5 loss to Twins

Close, but not close enough

Second Guessing Northland Good Intentions

Think Twice before Supporting a New Tax - Show Me Institute

Everyone wants to help kids thrive, right? Who could be against a new tax in

Show-Me Lawsuit Tactics

St. Louis Public Radio makes unprecedented sovereign immunity claim in defamation case * Missouri Independent

St. Louis Public Radio is making an unprecedented legal claim of sovereign immunity in a defamation lawsuit.

Avoid Rock Chalk Misdirection

Kansas Turnpike warns drivers of text scam

The Kansas Turnpike is warning drivers about a text, smishing scam claiming residents haven't paid toll bills.

Subsidized Cowtown Creativity

2024 Art In the Loop Project: Visual & Performing Artists Announced - Downtown Council of Kansas City

Art in the Loop is pleased to announce the 2024 Art in the Loop visual and performing artists. Meet them at the Kick-Off Event on June 12.

Diva Styles Vacay

Irina Shayk Models Teeny-Tiny Black Bikini During 'Weekend Away' with Her Daughter and Her Dog

Shayk posted a carousel of images to Instagram on Monday from a beachy location

Prez Check Ahead Of Court

Joe Biden Visits Daughter-in-Law Hallie Ahead of Testimony at Hunter Biden's Gun Trial | National Review

Joe Biden visited his daughter-in-law Hallie Biden, the widow of Beau Biden and ex-girlfriend of Hunter Biden, according to the White House pool report.

MAGA Moment Awaits

Opinion | America isn't ready for a Trump trial verdict

The jury in former President Donald Trump's criminal begins to deliberate soon. America is not ready to live in a world where he is guilty or acquitted.

Progressively Outraged

AOC calls Israeli attack on Rafah camp 'an indefensible atrocity'

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) blasted an Israeli strike on Rafah that killed at least 45 people over the weekend as "an indefensible atrocity," as criticism rises of the Israeli military operation in the southern Gaza city. The Israeli strike on the Tal al-Sultan neighborhood of Rafah targeted a humanitarian zone filled with tents, where Israel's...

Holy Land Confronts Clamor

Israel faces global outcry over Gaza strike that set tent city ablaze

Israel faced a wave of international condemnation Monday over a strike that Gaza officials said killed 45 people when it set off a fire that ripped through a tent city for displaced Palestinians.Gaza's civil defence agency said the strike ignited a fire that tore through a displacement centre in northwestern Rafah near a facility of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, UNRWA.

Europe Aligns Against Vlad

Baltic officials say they could send troops to Ukraine without waiting for NATO if Russia scores a breakthrough: report

Baltic officials told German representatives they and Poland could send troops to Ukraine if Moscow gained the upper hand, Der Spiegel reported.

Hot Mic Captures El Papa?!?

Pope used vulgar Italian word to refer to LGBT people, Italian newspapers report

Pope Francis used a highly derogatory term towards the LGBT community as he reiterated in a closed-door meeting with Italian bishops that gay people should not be allowed to become priests, Italian media reported on Monday.

Tech Questions For Dirty Discourse

What Happens When Sex Dolls Can Talk? - Ms. Magazine

During her testimony in Donald Trump's criminal trial, adult film star Stormy Daniels didn't mince words: At one point, she acknowledged she had once called him an "orange turd." Daniels' language was

New America Pastime Emerges

Daily marijuana use outpaces daily drinking in the US, a new study says

Millions of people in the U.S. report using marijuana daily or nearly every day, and those people now outnumber those who say they are daily or nearly-daily drinkers of alcohol.

Local Sound Debuts

KC Soundcheck: Khrystal.

The multi-talented musician and artist from Kansas City, Kansas, chats about her creative process, going back to school and showing up as her full authentic self.

Good Cause After Gunfire

Ralph Yarl honored at Going the Distance for Brain Injury run

Ralph Yarl was honored at this year's 'Going the Distance for Brain Injury' run. KSHB spoke to his family and runners about who they participated for.

Forecast Going Forward

Breezy and pleasant to close out Memorial Day

Humidity is low as well

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